Strange port numbers and packets

Posted on 2007-07-23
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Last Modified: 2013-12-07
An internal IP address is sending out a strange UPD packet.  It says the source  port 44741 and the destination is 3052. The destination IP address is  

Also another IP address is sending a packet from source port 54801 to destination port 3052.  Any ideas?  Thanks.
Question by:esphelpdesk

Expert Comment

ID: 19552350
Some application/Device is/was listening on port 3052. The internal ip addresses are just broadcasting on your network. is a broadcast address.

Author Comment

ID: 19552373
I am sorry.  Would you clarify.

1. Why would something be listening in on port 3052?
2. Why are internal ip addresses broadcasting?

Accepted Solution

justchat_1 earned 1500 total points
ID: 19554115
That specific IP address is a broadcast address.  

As far as whats listening, port 3052 (http://www.auditmypc.com/port/udp-port-3052.asp) is used to communicate with APC's UPS devices.

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